Tag: Bob Marley


The Artist’s Way: How I Ended Up In The Canadian Cannabis Business


It should come as no surprise that a number of musicians have gravitated toward the cannabis industry and are actively aligning themselves with weed brands. The music business has always had a strong connection to cannabis. While its ties to artists have mainly been recreational, indelibly linked with decades-ago photos of icons like Jerry Garcia, Bob Marley and Willie Nelson, the industry has clearly changed. The natural fit between pop culture and cannabis remains as…


Global Pandemic Forces Jamaicans Out of the Closet on Cannabis Use


CANNABIS CULTURE – Jamaica has long been associated with cannabis. Reggae music, Bob Marley, Dreadlocks all celebrate the use of the ganja plant. Yet what most foreigners dont know,  is cannabis use is frowned on by most Jamaicans. The remnants of the decades-old, US-led “War On Drugs” still resonates in the psyche of the island. The cultural propaganda, coupled with the Christian backbone of Jamaican society, leaves many still believing ganja is the “devil’s weed”…


Reggae/Cannabis Icon Bob Marley’s Grandson Bows to Family Heritage With New CBD Line


Being the grandson of reggae legend Bob Marley might be a burden for some but not Nico Marley. A former NFL player, the 25-year-old scion is not only proud of his grandfather’s legacy, he is happily treading in his path. However, it’s not music that galvanizes Nico these days but cannabis. An outspoken proponent and devout user, Bob Marley championed what he deemed to be the curative, healing aspects of cannabis. Decades later, Nico is…